NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Senate will not vote on its companion to the sweeping House-backed biomedical research funding bill known as the 21st Century Cures Act before its summer recess, but may do so in September, Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said on Monday.

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